Master of the Senate: The Years of Lyndon Johnson, Volume 3, by Robert A. Caro (review)

Master of the Senate, by Robert A. Caro (Alfred A. Knopf, 2002)

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Master of the Senate: The Years of Lyndon Johnson, Volume 3, by Robert A. Caro (review)

by John Quinterno
Southern Cultures, Vol. 11, No. 1: Spring 2005

Alfred A. Knopf, 2002

Lyndon Johnson had a complex relationship with the South. Although his power depended on the backing of southern leaders, Johnson feared that too close of an association with the South would prevent him from realizing his ultimate ambition: the presidency.